Acupuncture Helps To Treat Allergies And Many Other Ailments- GuestPostWebs

Acupuncture Helps To Treat Allergies And Many Other Ailments- GuestPostWebs

Acupuncture, which is an ancient form of traditional Chinese medicine, is still practiced in many parts of the world. It is very effective in treating a number of disorders and illnesses such as weight loss, arthritis, diabetes, cystitis, atrial fibrillation, stroke, Raynaud's, high blood pressure, acid reflux, IBS, glaucoma, macular degeneration, insomnia, stress, anxiety, migraine, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, neuropathy, allergies, impotence, depression and infertility. There are few acupuncturists in Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, West Palm Beach, Lake Worth, Coconut Creek, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach Gardens, Coral Springs, Deerfield Beach, Parkland, Pompano Beach, and Weston, who have been trained in China and specialize in combining acupuncture and bio-medical knowledge to treat allergies. By having a thorough knowledge of the human body and modern researches, these few acupuncturists will be able to use acupuncture more effectively and give patients a clear diagnosis and prognosis. Acupuncture is usually used along with other forms of treatments and it involves the insertion of very thin needles into the muscles. Acupuncture therapy for allergies is gaining in popularity because the long term use of anti-histamine medication can cause irregular heart beats and other medical problems.

How can Acupuncture help Allergies

Anytime a foreign material enters our body or comes in contact with it, it could trigger the immune reaction. If this immune reaction becomes too strong and too long, it is called an allergy. It could be in the form of acid reflex, nasal congestion, running nose and rashes. By consuming sugary foods, salty food and spicy food, excess phlegm could be formed and for some people consumption of certain foods or indigestion could increase the level of histamine. Lack of sleep also could increase levels of histamine. Acupuncture helps relieve these allergies by improving the digestion and clearing up the phlegm. It releases the stress and helps to balance both the nervous and immune systems. Furthermore, acupuncture can help strengthen your thyroid and adrenal gland function, so your body can have more cortisol to cope with stress and allergies.

Acupuncture Has no Side Effect

Allergies are quite common today as a result of all the pollution in the air, as well as in some of the things we consume. Pollen allergy is also very common especially in spring time. There are several medicines that can be purchased over the counter that will offer some relief nonetheless temporary. None of these actually addresses the cause of the allergy. Acupuncture in treating allergies helps to treat the root cause and works on balancing the immune system. There are many people who suffer from side-effects by taking conventional medicines to help relieve their allergies. For them acupuncture is the best choice as it is harmless.

What Happens in the First Session

When you decide to go in for a session of acupuncture, first of all, make sure that the acupuncturist and herbalist are well trained and have more than 20 years of experience. At the first visit, it is important to inform them of all the problems you are having. Complete information is necessary for a correct diagnosis. Sessions could last from 1 hour to two hours. There are some clinics that prescribe Chinese herbs along with acupuncture treatments for allergies. These herbal medicines come in raw, powdered and capsule forms. Some clinics have downloaded videos on their websites which are educative and which teach you to recognize acupuncture points in your body. One can apply pressure on those points while at home, to get some relief from aches and pains (like neck pain etc.) Acupressure gives a lot of relief and helps in healing the body faster.

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